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About Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

Posts by Kevin Wicks

WATCH: British Schools Explained

From Harry Potter to Lindsay Anderson‘s If, Tom Brown’s Schooldays to The History Boys, many of Britain’s most famous stories are set in schools. But how much do you know about the U.K.

'Luther' is Back! Idris Elba Snapped On Set

If you didn’t know, now you know: Luther is returning, and Golden Globe-winning star Idris Elba has been snapped on the East London set, marking the beginning of production of a two-part special set for premiere on BBC AMERICA …